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POSITION TITLE:      Substance Abuse Counselor       

REPORTS TO:            Director


POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Director provides the development and management of coordinated counseling services to ensure optimum services are provided to clients.




A.     Provide substance abuse counseling to assigned clients.


  • Provide clinical counseling services to assigned clients including initial assessment, treatment plan and discharge planning in accordance with departmental procedure and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in comprehensive interdisciplinary team treatment planning and activities as indicated or scheduled.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines, and coworkers as needed in order to ensure client needs are met.
  • Monitor the collection of urine specimens and toxicology results.
  • Maintain up to date database of referral information and resources.
  • Refer applicants to alternative services (e.g. Detoxification Units, Rehab Programs, etc.) as needed.
  • Perform all required documentation and data entry for assigned clients.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all staff, clients and visitors
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

B.     Participate in Job Training and Education Programs, Meetings and Committees as assigned or indicated.

  • Attend mandatory in-service annually.
  • Attend seminars to further professional development.



  • Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) preferred or, CASAC-T , Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor  + minimum one year experience working with a substance abuse population.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in the social services field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Knowledge of computer programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  Metro Area New York NY
  Job Location City Bronx
  Job Location State New York
  Job Category Counseling
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Spanish ( Speak )  
  Job Posting Date Oct. 9, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name VIP Community Services
  Organizational Focus Drug and Alcohol Treatment
  Contact Person Earline Asbury
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email

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